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Argentina’s new government accepts U. S. military bases

For U.S. military planners looking to Latin America, there's a new day. Argentine president Mauricio Macri is on board with U.S. foreign policy. 

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More than tacos and tequila: The anti-imperialist history of Cinco de Mayo

With all the fake mustaches and sombreros, it might be easy to forget Cinco de Mayo commemorates an 1862 Mexican victory over French invaders.

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Venezuelan Communist Party leaders analyze election disaster

Our delegation from the North American-based Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle met with leaders of the Venezuelan Communist Party for an assessment of the results.

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Venezuela's experiment with socialism under siege from the right

President Maduro's socialist government is under siege from business-oriented right-wingers; voting on December 6 for National Assembly delegates will be a test of strength.

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U.S. blockade of Cuba puts children at risk

Although Cuba's socialist society guarantees all Cubans free high quality health care, Cubans unnecessarily suffer due to the U.S. blockade that prevents medical equipment and supplies from reaching them.

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Burkina Faso military coup a setback for West Africa

General Diendéré, the coup leader and new strongman, is closely linked to the U.S. military mission in the area, as well as to the French military.

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Today in history: 70 years since Vietnam independence proclaimed

In 1945, after Japan's surrender in World War II, Vietnamese communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed independence of Vietnam from France and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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The Bushes, dirty tricks and regime change in nuclear-free Palau

On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.

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Today in history: Mozambique achieves independence in 1975

The decade 1964-74 marks the wars of independence for Portuguese colonies of Guinea-Bissau, Angola, and Mozambique, and islands of Cape Verde and São Tomé e Príncipe.

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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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